Running Antelope and the 1899 $5 Silver Certificate

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   (Editor's note: The following article contains words and images that some collectors may find offensive. They are presented here...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

Fake Ancient Coins by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a...

1794 Dollar: Legend Auctions to Sell Most Valuable US Coin in...

The world’s most valuable US coin, a 1794 Dollar that last sold for $10 million USD, is set to appear in an auction again...

Coin Profile: United States 1911-D Lincoln Cent

Lincoln Cent Description The Lincoln cent is the United States’ longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and its elegant sculptural design...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Macedon Before Alexander

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The extent of the Kingdom of Macedonia is as ill-defined as its history is fragmentary (Raymond, 3). ANCIENT MACEDONIANS were...

Collecting Strategies: Peace Dollars – Mintage vs. Price in MS63

Market Analysis by CoinWeek .....   Hi folks. Today we wanted to draw your attention to the popular U.S. Peace dollar series and some collecting strategies...

Coinage of the Mughals

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Mughal (or “Moghul") Empire ruled much of South Asia for over three centuries. Mughal emperors accumulated vast wealth,...

The Great U.S. Mint Silver Coin Swindle

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com .....   Most U.S. coin collectors know that the United States Mint continued to pump 1964-dated 90% silver dimes, quarters and...

Confronting Sheldon

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Dr. William Herbert Sheldon, born on November 19, 1898 and dying on September 17, 1977, was venerated for...

CoinWeek Podcast #134: Rare Coin Market Holds Its Own (With Russ...

  CoinWeek Podcast #134: Rare Coin Market Holds Its Own (With Russ Augustin) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent –...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing the theme from my previous CoinWeek article on the “family” of 1804 “C-6” struck counterfeits...

CoinWeek Preview: Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ REGENCY 38 Sale

   Legend Rare Coin Auctions is conducting Regency Auction #38 on May 14 during a live webcast. CoinWeek breaks down several key lots from the...

The Coin Analyst Talks to Chiara Principe, Italian Medallic Artist and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Italian artist Chiara Principe has been designing and sculpting coins and medals for over a decade and has extensive...

Collect or Spend? Chipotle Mexican Grill Tokens

 At CoinWeek, we can't wait for life to get back to normal. So hungry for fast food are we that CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan is...

Coins of Medieval Hungary: Part I

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ABOUT THE YEAR 895, THE MAGYARS, a federation of nomadic tribes whose origin was in the distant forests of...

Paper Money Care Package – CONTENTS REVEAL STREAM

  A CoinWeek follower sent us an interesting care package filled with a variety of used but interesting banknotes and other numismatic items to enjoy...

11 Things You Don’t Know About Selling Coins on eBay

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Plenty of people love it and plenty of people hate it, but we can all agree that eBay is...

Jeff Garrett: The Great American Coin Hunt – 2020 Edition

By Jeff Garrett - Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries .....   The last few weeks have been like no other in my 45 plus years as a...

The Stories Are Free: 10 Story Coins and Notes You Can...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Stories sell. Any collector knows that a good story adds to an item’s value. The stories themselves, however, cost nothing....

CoinWeek Stream: Fascinating World War I Medals to be Auctioned April...

   CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan discusses some great World War I medals struck in Europe to commemorate key moments in the Great War. For much of...

Glenna Goodacre, Designer of Sacagawea Dollar Coin: In Memoriam

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, April 13, noted American sculptor Glenna Goodacre passed away of natural causes at her home in Santa Fe,...

Think Commems Are for Suckers? Seven You Should Own Even if...

Think commemorative coins are for suckers? In many cases, you may be right. But there are great coins from the long-slighted series that should be in...

CoinWeek Podcast #132: The Gold Market in a Time of Crisis...

  CoinWeek Podcast #132: The Gold Market in a Time of Crisis (with Kitco's Peter Hug) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading...

The 6 Classic Mercury Dime Key Dates & Rarities

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Winged Liberty Head Dime, better known as the "Mercury" Dime, was struck by the United States Mint from...

Modern Coin Profiles: United States 1979-P Susan B. Anthony Dollar

The Birth (and Death) of the Modern Small Dollar Of all of the coins struck over the long career of the United States Mint, no...

Certified Gem Franklin Half Dollar Collection Offered by David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   This week we are offering a fantastic group of Franklin half dollars along with a bonus offering! We...

Numismatics Weathers the Storm: Collecting Community Comes Together, Resulting in Strong...

  With the uncertainty that the current Covid-19 global pandemic is bringing to the markets and people’s everyday lives, numismatics seems to be providing a...